Amy/Penny

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Pairing
Pairing: Amy Farrah Fowler/Penny
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Gender category: Femslash
Fandom: The Big Bang Theory
Canonical?: No
Prevalence: Rare, although possibly the most popular f/f ship in the fandom.
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Amy/Penny is the non-canon femslash pairing between Amy Farrah Fowler and Penny on The Big Bang Theory.

Appeal

As Daniel Mallory Ortberg writes in The Toast:

"Anyhow. All you really need to know about Kaley Cuoco’s character on The Big Bang Theory is that she is The Girl, and she is lovely, and she is sharp-tongued and throaty-voiced, and the writing is not especially good and her relationship with the main Boy is so atomically opposed to compelling that I do not choose to name him here."[1]
"There is another woman on The Big Bang Theory, and her name is Amy, and she has brown hair and wears heavy clothes and doesn’t know what to say around people (it’s not a good show), and she’s so astonished and starstruck and heady on her burgeoning friendship with Penny that sometimes she loses her mind, a little... Amy is dating Jim Parson’s character, for which he has won four Emmys. Jim Parsons seems like a perfectly nice person, but this is an absurdity. But Amy is as enamored – if not more so – of Penny as she is of him.

Sometimes Penny likes her back, and sometimes Penny doesn’t. Amy never changes.[1]

Example Fanworks

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Femslash Friday: The Big Bang Theory (Or Feelings I Forgot I Had About Feelings For Straight Girls And Bad TV), Archived version (Accessed June 13, 2020)